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Back To Health Chiropractic Inc
(610) 361-9531
101 Ridge Rd
Chadds Ford, PA
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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Love Yoga Center
(610) 998-1835
10 S 3rd St
Oxford, PA
Yoga Instructor

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Touchline Sports Inc
(302) 368-7800
Astro Shopping Ctr
Newark, DE
Time Out Sportswear
(302) 836-9600
5 Wink Dr
Newark, DE
Vince's Sport Center
(302) 738-4859
RR 4
Newark, DE
Ez Beads Com
(610) 558-0565
100 Ridge Rd
Chadds Ford, PA
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Barefoot Yoga and Massage
(610) 558-9944
377 Glen Mills Rd
Thornton, PA
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

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Gore Outdoor
(302) 454-7555
424 Suburban Dr
Newark, DE
Leisure Fitness
(302) 266-0666
316 Markus Ct
Newark, DE
American Sports
(302) 369-9480
74 Albe Dr
Newark, DE
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Yoga and Depression

Have you ever felt sad without any reason? Have you ever felt that you have lost it and a feeling of emptiness has gripped you? Well! If yes, then you are actually suffering from depression. But you are not the only person suffering from depression. Around 121 million people across the world suffer from it. In fact, 80% of people who are depressed also suffer from anxiety.

However, if depression persists for a long time it can be detrimental for your life as it suppresses your energy and makes you disease-prone. Depression is the most common disease in this fast-paced world and the first thing that a depressed person does is reach for anti-depressant pills. This often leads to serious side effects.

In contrary, several studies have shown that doing regular exercise or Yoga can provide instant relief from depression because the yoga postures increase the levels of the neurotransmitter GABA, which alleviates depression. This is absolutely true because a depressed person literally becomes immobile. He doesn't move. But two to three poses of Yoga in a few minutes' time, along with some breathing exercises, ticks you on and energizes you so much that you will want to move more and more.

Yoga exercises not only put pressure on glands and organs to produce chemical balance but also improve blood circulation. This pushes oxygen to your brain and muscles. Besides, the stretching and strengthening movements also flush toxins from the body.

The breathing exercises called pranayamas energizes the body and alleviate anxiety thereby creating a sense of calm and well-being. The breathing exercise known as ujjayi pranayama is best for healing depression.

On the other hand, the most recommended asanas for a depressed person are:

  • Simhasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Balasana
  • Virabhadrasana
  • Savasana
  • Tadasana
  • Uttanasana
  • Sirshasana
  • Veerasana

Regular practice of these yoga postures along with the pranayamas will protect you from depression. However,...

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